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American Library Association Announces 2017 Youth Media Award Winners American Library Association Announces 2017 Youth Media Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2017

ATLANTA, Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards at its Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.... (more...)
USC Libraries Name Finalists for 29th-Annual Scripter Award USC Libraries Name Finalists for 29th-Annual Scripter Award
by BWW News Desk - January 11, 2017

The USC Libraries have named the finalists for the 29th-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award. Since 1988, Scripter has honored the authors of printed works alongside the screenwriters who adapt their stories. Last year, the USC Libraries inaugurated a new Scripter award, for television adaptation. Te... (more...)
Cynthia Fraser Graves Releases DUSK ON ROUTE 1 Cynthia Fraser Graves Releases DUSK ON ROUTE 1
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2016

Author Cynthia Fraser Graves knows all about loss and anguish. She lost her husband in 1994, a tragic event that sent her into years of unresolved grief. Drawing inspiration from this, she pens a harrowing yet inspirational tale in 'Dusk on Route 1' (published by Partridge India).... (more...)
Amazon Announces Best-Selling Books of 2016 Amazon Announces Best-Selling Books of 2016
by BWW News Desk - December 07, 2016

(NASDAQ:AMZN) - Amazon today announced its best-selling books of 2016, best-selling Kids & Teens books of 2016, as well as the Most Gifted and Most Wished For books of the year-just in time for holiday gifting. The best-selling book of the year is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts 1 & 2, Spec... (more...)
Diana Scanlan Shares 'Lessons from Your Last Life' Diana Scanlan Shares 'Lessons from Your Last Life'
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2016

Author Diana Scanlan has had her fair share of life experiences that challenged her and pushed her to tap into the lessons of the past to help overcome the trials of the present. 'Lessons from Your Last Life' (published by Balboa Press AU) is the author's personal memoir that chronicles her spiritua... (more...)
Alex Bernstein Releases Memoir, PIRKNIB Alex Bernstein Releases Memoir, PIRKNIB
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2016

In his new memoir 'Plrknib' (www.amazon.com/Plrknib/dp/B01N3RD9E2) Alex Bernstein takes the I'm with the Band notion from 'Almost Famous' and flips it into I'm with the Comics. At 16, Bernstein was the youngest regular at Cincinnati's legendary comedy club, d.w. eye, desperately trying to balance hi... (more...)
Barnes & Noble Announces Black Friday Signed Editions Offering Barnes & Noble Announces Black Friday Signed Editions Offering
by BWW News Desk - November 16, 2016

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the nation's largest retail bookseller and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced the return of its customer-favorite and largest-of-its-kind Black Friday Signed Editions offering. Starting on Black Friday, November 2... (more...)
'Collusion with Injustice: Ireland, 1916 to 2016' is Now Available in all Digital Formats 'Collusion with Injustice: Ireland, 1916 to 2016' is Now Available in all Digital Formats
by BWW News Desk - November 16, 2016

Violence is nothing new in Northern Ireland. Author Philip Coogan's story begins with his grandfather joining the British Army in 1877. It then spans the next 100 years of local history, family survival, and bloodshed, leading up to the 1970s.... (more...)
Amazon Announces the Best Books of 2016 - Colson Whitehead's THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD Hits #1 Amazon Announces the Best Books of 2016 - Colson Whitehead's THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD Hits #1
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2016

(NASDAQ:AMZN)-Amazon.com today announced its selections for the Best Books of 2016, naming Colson Whitehead's novel The Underground Railroad the Best Book of the Year. The annual list features the Top 100 books of the year plus Top 20 lists across various categories. All lists are hand-selected by A... (more...)
'More than the Madness: A Memoir' is Released 'More than the Madness: A Memoir' is Released
by BWW News Desk - November 07, 2016

About the Book: There is More than the Madness. This book gives readers a glimpse into the life of someone living with bipolar disorder. It's not a clinical book filled with facts and figures, but rather a book of humanity. 'More than the Madness' explores the many facets of Kaniecki's life... (more...)
Hudson Booksellers Announces the Best Books of 2016 Hudson Booksellers Announces the Best Books of 2016
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2016

Hudson Booksellers, a brand unit of travel retailer Hudson Group and one of the most prominent book retailers in the country, has announced its list of the Best Books published in 2016. Hudson Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dufry AG of Basel, Switzerland, operates over 950 stores in 83 airports... (more...)
A SOLDIER'S SON is Released A SOLDIER'S SON is Released
by BWW News Desk - October 18, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Masterfully crafted by Jack Estes, 'A Soldier's Son' calls on the author's own experiences in Vietnam to tell the gut-wrenching story of a PTSD-riddled veteran, who breaks to the core of his being when his son is sent to the war in Iraq. He has a plan to 's... (more...)
VIDEO: Bryan Cranston Talks New Memoir; Reveals He Was a Real-Life Murder Suspect VIDEO: Bryan Cranston Talks New Memoir; Reveals He Was a Real-Life Murder Suspect
by TV News Desk - October 13, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Emmy and Tony Award winner Bryan Cranston discussed his new memoir and revealed that he was once being considered as a prime suspect in the murder of a head chef at a Florida Polynesian restaurant.... (more...)
Jimmy Barnes' WORKING CLASS BOY Hits #1 for Third Week; Tour Announced! Jimmy Barnes' WORKING CLASS BOY Hits #1 for Third Week; Tour Announced!
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2016

After ending the 10 week chart topping reign of mega-authors JK Rowling and Andy Griffiths, Jimmy Barnes' acclaimed childhood memoir Working Class Boy has now notched up a third consecutive week at #1 on the national Bookscan charts.... (more...)
Announcing the 2016 Book Excellence Award Winners Announcing the 2016 Book Excellence Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - October 04, 2016

Literary Excellence Incorporated introduces the Book Excellence Awards, an international book awards competition dedicated to providing authors from all genres and backgrounds the opportunity to showcase their work on a global platform. The Book Excellence Awards had a very successful inaugural year... (more...)
Comedian Norm McDonald Presents Reading and Book Signing for Launch of New Memoir, BASED ON A TRUE STORY, Tonight Comedian Norm McDonald Presents Reading and Book Signing for Launch of New Memoir, BASED ON A TRUE STORY, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 20, 2016

One of Comedy Central's '100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time,' NORM MACDONALD will launch his first book BASED ON A TRUE STORY: A Memoir (Spiegel & Grau) tonight at Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts. Former Saturday Night Live writer and 'Triumph the Insult Comic Dog' puppeteer Robert Smigel ... (more...)
New Children's Book IRVING THE THEATER NUT! is Released New Children's Book IRVING THE THEATER NUT! is Released
by BWW News Desk - September 08, 2016

ASD Publishing is thrilled to work with children's book author Gregory G. Allen on the release of his third book, 'Irving the Theater Nut!' (ISBN: 9780996102933, Release date October 10, 2016) that celebrates theater, following dreams, and teaches teamwork. Two and a half years ago, when Gregory ... (more...)
Digital Edition Books by Uta Christensen are Now Available Digital Edition Books by Uta Christensen are Now Available
by BWW News Desk - July 12, 2016

Praise for Uta Christensen's books is overwhelming. Her three latest novels are 'Caught: Surviving the Turbulent River of Life,' 'Tough as Fine Silk: Escape from Beijing,' and 'Bed of Roses, Bed of Thorns.' Her works of historical fiction are formed by her own family's background, love of travel, an... (more...)
Mickey Harrison Pens THE FAR SHORE OF PARADISE Mickey Harrison Pens THE FAR SHORE OF PARADISE
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2016

BURLINGTON, N.J., June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ With the State of Florida touting five consecutive years of record breaking tourism, there are bound to be some pretty quirky vacation tales coming from the Sunshine State.... (more...)
Amazon Announces the Best Books of 2016 Amazon Announces the Best Books of 2016
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2016

(NASDAQ:AMZN)-The Amazon.com Editorial Team today announced its Best Books of the Year So Far, an annual midyear retrospective featuring the Top-20 must-reads released between January and June 2016. Amazon's Editorial Team hand selected the list, awarding the top spot to Hope Jahren's memoir, Lab Gi... (more...)
Barnes & Noble Announces Gift Lineup for Father's Day Barnes & Noble Announces Gift Lineup for Father's Day
by BWW News Desk - June 14, 2016

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation's largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced it has the greatest selection of gifts perfect for any Dad this Father's Day. Customers can get Dad his favorite new book from Barnes & ... (more...)
New Memoir GARBAGE BAG SUITCASE is Released New Memoir GARBAGE BAG SUITCASE is Released
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2016

Imagine a desolate childhood with drug and alcohol addicted parents, numerous moves in the middle of the night with just minutes to pack, multiple changes in schools, hunger, cruelty and loneliness. This was author, Shenandoah Chefalo's life, and for the first time, she is sharing her personal story... (more...)
Ian McKellen Backs Out of $1.4 Million Memoir Advance Ian McKellen Backs Out of $1.4 Million Memoir Advance
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2016

According to reports, Oscar-nominated actor, Ian McKellen, has backed out of a book deal with UK publisher Hodder & Stoughton, which was worth approximately $1.4 million.  ... (more...)
Uta Christensen Pens Historical Fiction Books Uta Christensen Pens Historical Fiction Books
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2016

Uta Christensen writes works of historical fiction that are formed by her own family's background, her love of travel, and a desire to explore the human spirit when human will is tested the most.... (more...)